Case Study Mirage machines

MACHINING WIND TURBINE BLADES & TOWERS

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The WP2500 system machining a 43m blade end. REQUIREMENTS: TURBINE BLADES A leading European manufacturer of wind turbines required the face of the composite rotor to be machined at 2.4m diameter. The rotor blade had composite structure comprising of both steel and GRP. The flatness tolerance was to be within 0.20mm across 2.4m and machining time was to be within …

Case Study Mirage machines

LARGE CAPACITY ORBITAL MILLING

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REQUIREMENTS: The Goltens Group –a Mirage client for 15 years, required the capability to machine diameters of 4.5m for ship & vessel refurbishment. SOLUTION: A Mirage OM4500 was supplied, gaining Goltens immediate success in securing contracts with fabricators for large flanges machined to high accuracy and flatness. OUTCOME: This work promoted the requirement for a larger machine, and in response, …

Case Study Mirage machines

WIND TURBINE BLADE MACHINING

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REQUIREMENT A leading European manufacturer of wind turbines required the face of the composite rotor to be machined at 2.4m diameter. The rotor blade had composite structure with both steel and GRP. The flatness tolerance was to be within 0.20mm at 2.4m and machining time within 1 hour. Since its introduction we have now developed machines for 45m, 50m and …